Geocaching is a fun, outdoor activity for many ages. Follow our safety tips below for a great experience

  1. Always let someone know where you are going and when you expect to return.
  2. Carry a map of the area and a GPS device with you.
  3. Dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water.
  4. Stay on marked trails and respect posted signs and warnings.
  5. Be aware of your surroundings and any potential hazards, such as venomous animals or unstable ground.
  6. Follow Leave No Trace principles by respecting the environment and not disturbing natural features.
  7. Use common sense and caution when exploring unfamiliar areas.
  8. Don’t go geocaching alone, especially in remote areas.
  9. Use caution when opening containers, as they may contain small items that could be a choking hazard for young children.
  10. If you come across a cache that appears to have been damaged or tampered with, do not touch it and report it to the cache owner or geocaching website.